Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer - Java
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 163 146
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 5 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.21% 0.38% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.40% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 2
Cheshire median annual salary £62,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.05% +3.53% -16.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £43,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +15.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2,315 3,002 2,218
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 95.82% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,795 2,301 1,870
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,850 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in Cheshire

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in Cheshire

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in Cheshire

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 5 £62,500 +43.68%
Senior Java Software Engineer
North West

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Senior Java Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (60.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft